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ARCHIVES POSTED DECEMBER 01, 2005  

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More Jobs For Watauga Opportunities
Christmas came a little early for Watauga Opportunities, and its work will help brighten the Christmas season for millions of others.

County’s Voter Rolls Show Decline
Watauga County’s voter rolls have declined by about eight percent since the presidential election of 2004.

Greenway Restoration Project To Continue
The Boone Greenway has long been recognized as an ideal spot for jogging, bicycling or a leisurely stroll.

Watauga Teachers Earn National Board Certification
Thirteen more teachers in the Watauga County Schools have earned National Board Certification.

Old Appalachian Elementary Building Set for Demolition
ASU Holds Whitener Hall Farewell Party December 2nd

Democrats Plan To Challenge Foxx
With Rep. Virginia Foxx planning to run for reelection for the Fifth District Congressional seat, several potential Democratic challengers have been traveling the district to test the waters.

Singing News Acquired By California Company
Boone-based The Singing News, the country’s largest Christian music publication, has been acquired by a California broadcasting company.

Holiday Spending Expected To Increase
Christmas shopping sales are expected to climb 6 percent this season over last

Appalachian Receives $1.1 Million in Defense Department Funding
Researchers at Appalachian State University have received $1.1 million in funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), for a two-year study.

Tobacco Program Closes Out First Year
The government’s tobacco settlement program is closing out its first year and most local quota holders have received their checks.

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School Board Recognizes Chairman, Transportation Department
Watauga County BOE members honored one of their own and recognized members of the school system’s transportation department.


WHS Events Raise Funds For Educational Programs
High Country residents can kick off the holiday season with a trio of events at Watauga High School Saturday, Dec. 3.


Shop Fair Trade After Boone Holiday Parade
First Presbyterian will once again open their annual Alternative Christmas Market to the public.


Make A Difference In The Life Of A Family
Faye Cooper, an OASIS volunteer, has devised a simple way we can all help families recovering from abuse and violence.


Tree Growers Excited About Choose & Cut Season
Choose and Cut Season will soon be underway again this year and Ashe County tree growers are excited to get the season started.

Mistletoe Market Starts This Weekend
The fifth annual Mistletoe Market event kicks off the weekend of November 25th for lots of fun and excitement in the downtown area.

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Fraser Firs Top List Of Favorites

Environmental Benefits Of Real Fraser Fir

 



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